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June 14, 2022
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The Porch Sessions Return To Beverly’s Hale Farm For 2022

by Felicia Cheney
The Cabot is excited to announce that The Porch Sessions at Hale Farm will return in summer 2022 for its third season. Performers include Hiss Golden Messenger, The Suitcase Junket, Session Americana, and more. Tickets go on sale for the season Friday, June 10th at 10:00am with Cabot Club presale on Wednesday, June 8th at 10:00am.  New this year, seating
June 14, 2022
May 10, 2022
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Lawrence Arts Collective Announces Programming for May, 2022

by Felicia Cheney
The Lawrence Arts Collective is pleased to announce the continuation of spring and summer programming. The Collective is a pilot artist-in-residence program supported by the Lawrence Public Library in partnership with 599 Studios, Ateneo Dominicano, El Taller Cafe & Bookstore, Elevated Thought, Essex Art Center, Izizwe Dance Studio, and Merrimack River Watershed Council.  The program matched each organization with an
May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022
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PEM appoints Stephanie H. Tung as Byrne Family Curator of Photography

by Felicia Cheney
The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) announces the appointment of Stephanie Hueon Tung as the museum’s new Byrne Family Curator of Photography, a role which oversees one of the nation’s oldest and largest photography collections. Formerly serving as PEM’s Assistant Curator and then Associate Curator with a focus on photography, Tung was instrumental in shepherding the 2020 acquisition of approximately 1,600 photographs by
May 10, 2022
May 5, 2022
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Renowned Artist, Holocaust Survivor Sam Bak to Offer Keynote Address at Montserrat College Art Commencement 2022

by Felicia Cheney
Commencement for the Montserrat College of Art Class of 2022 will be held Friday, May 20 at 10 at The Cabot Performing Arts Center, 186 Cabot St., Beverly, MA. The college expects to award the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree to 85 graduating seniors during the annual ceremony. The keynote address will be given by artist Samuel Bak, whose work
May 5, 2022
April 26, 2022
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Arts & Culture Investment In Fitchburg, Lynn & Springfield

by Felicia Cheney
MassDevelopment has selected partnerships from Fitchburg, Lynn, and Springfield to participate in a two-year program aimed at building a sustainable artistic and cultural infrastructure within a city as a mechanism for supporting economic growth, representing a $1,605,000 investment in the communities. MassDevelopment’s Transformative Development Initiative (TDI) Creative Cities supports existing arts and culture partnerships in graduated TDI districts and helps
April 26, 2022
April 26, 2022
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Salem Ancestry Days is This Weekend

by Felicia Cheney
Salem Ancestry Days set for April 29 – May 2, 2022 Residents and visitors are invited to celebrate their ancestral and immigrant connections to Salem, Massachusetts during the second annual Salem Ancestry Days celebration, which will be held April 29 through May 2, 2022. The weekend will feature lectures, tours, research opportunities, and information on the people who connect us
April 26, 2022
April 26, 2022
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The Cabot’s Big Night a Big Success with Tedeschi Trucks and Mavis Staples

by Felicia Cheney
The Cabot is pleased to announce its “Big Night” event was a tremendous success, with funds raised going towards making the theater more accessible for all patrons.  The in-person event, hosted on Thursday, April 14, welcomed Tedeschi Trucks Fireside Live and Mavis Staples to the stage. The event was in support of The Cabot’s capital campaign, which aims to raise
April 26, 2022
April 25, 2022
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Help For Gateway Cities’ Art Projects

by Felicia Cheney
MassDevelopment recently announced the availability of $500,000 in funding for a new round of the Transformative Development Initiative (TDI) Creative Catalyst Grant, a competitive grant program for eligible Gateway Cities that supports locally initiated, public-facing projects that advance arts- and culture-based economic development and neighborhood revitalization. Individuals and organizations proposing projects in and near current and former TDI districts in Attleboro, Barnstable, Brockton, Chelsea, Chicopee, Fall River, Haverhill,
April 25, 2022
April 22, 2022
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Salem invites you to join the Artist’s Row Spring Market Day Launch Party!

by Felicia Cheney
Saturday, April 30th & Sunday, May 1st from 10am–7pm on Artists’ Row, 24 New Derby Street, Salem MA The snow has melted, warm days are upon us, and the annual grand opening of Artists’ Row Market has arrived. Enjoy the sunny weather and join the local artist and community at the Artists’ Row Market Day Launch Party! On Saturday, April 30th and
April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022
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Continuing the race inequity discussion in Salem 

by Felicia Cheney
Racism is a terrible thing, says Shawn Newton, former chair of Salem’s Race Equity Task Force. “But the topic shouldn’t make people feel guilty. We can’t change the past.”  The future is another story. The city of Salem and those at The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association believe that change is possible, and it starts with conversation. Meetings
April 22, 2022